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Green Cars Coming Your Way
Hybrid technology is improving at an impressive rate and is continuing to find its way into more and more vehicles.
A significant number of new and exciting hybrids are coming to market this year and early next. No, these aren’t all Prius wannabes. There are some interesting cars on the way, like the ultra efficient VW XL1 seen above. Check out some of these hybrid luxury sedans, rugged crossovers and even a pair of supercars.
If you’re not yet convinced to hop on the hybrid bandwagon, this should help. And if you already are, but haven’t found the right gas-electric vehicle for you, perhaps it’s coming soon to a dealership near you.
Mitsubishi will continue its production and shipment stoppage of its Outlander plug-in hybrid variant since the automaker still hasn’t found a cause for an overheating lithium-ion battery in one of the vehicles.
Mitsubishi has halted production on its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle and i electric car models after a lithium-ion battery melted at a dealership and another caught fire in an assembly plant.
The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV has made its official debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder paired with two 60-kWh electric motors for a total range of 547 miles.
Ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show later this month, Mitsubishi has released full details on its upcoming Outlander PHEV, the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV.